MVC Certification Mark/logo and Accreditation Mark.
The purpose of this document is to define the limitations of the use of the MVC Certification Mark/Logo and the Accreditation Mark.
Applicable to all companies approved by MVC for EMS/QMS under the terms of accreditation granted to MVC by Applicable for all Companies certified by MVC for FSMS, EMS, OHSAS , QMS, HACCP, ISO 27001 , ISO 20000 and many more standards
3.0 Procedure for MVC and Accreditation Mark/Logo
3.1 Organizations certified by MVC for FSMS , OHSAS , EMS, QMS , HACCP and other standards under accreditation marks are entitled to use mark/logo in association with the appropriate MVC Certification mark.
3.1.1 An approved company can only use the Accreditation Mark/Logo as an integral part of MVC’s Certification Mark/Logo.
3.2 Following receipt of a MVC Approval Certificate approved companies are entitled to use the appropriate Mark/Logo under the conditions detailed below:
The MVC and AIOA-BAR Mark/Logos may be used on product packaging per the above guidelines, but not in a way suggesting product approval, as they apply only to Environmental/Quality Management Systems approval.
Misuse of the Marks/Logos (or Certificate) will result in the following actions:
5.0 WITHDRAWAL OF APPROVAL
In the event that approval is withdrawn, the Client shall immediately cease use and distribution of any literature, stationery, etc., bearing the Mark/Logo. Artwork supplied and copies of approval certificates are to be returned to MVC.
6.0 CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION
Correct use of the MVC Certification and AIAO-BAR Marks/Logos (or Certificate) is a contractual obligation that the Client undertakes to comply with as per MVC’s Standard Contract.
Where the MVC Certification and AIAO-BAR Marks/Logos have been used by the Client, their use is to be reviewed at all surveillance and triennial visits to ensure that their use is correct and in accordance with procedures issued to the company. Any misuse of logos should be brought to the attention of the company and included in the remarks section of the surveillance report. (Although the approved company in some instances may have up to the date logos, they may still have stationery/brochures showing the previously issued MVC Certification and AIAO-BAR logos).
In this instance, it is permissible for the company to continue use of the previously issued logos on the understanding that the new logos must be used at the next printing.
7.0 ADDITIONAL CONTROLS
All MVC approved/certified companies may submit proofs of advertising or promotional materials which depicts the MVC Certification and AIAO-BAR logos to MVC for the following purposes:
To ensure that the correct logos are shown and are being used in accordance with this SOP.